Graduate Mechanical Engineer

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Full Time, Permanent



Why this role matters to DG

Designer Group is a leading international mechanical & electrical provider specialising in turnkey packages for the design, supply, and installation of utilities. Headquartered in Dublin, we directly employ over 1,000 experienced and dedicated colleagues across the Group. As an industry leader, we work with some of the world’s largest multinational companies and our common purpose is delivering ambitious, innovative and sustainable engineering solutions, building client partnerships that bear testament to the standards we uphold.

Our people are the foundation of our continued growth across all client sectors. We invest in our people and have a philosophy of continuous professional development. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry. Our approach to everything we do is underpinned by our Values: Safe/Trust/Respect/Challenge/Deliver.

The Engineering Team is an essential department within Designer Group and forms part of the foundation of every project. The Engineering Team is directly responsible for a number of key components in a project, delivering the highest standard of safety and quality.

Designer Group is always at the forefront of the latest design and construction technology. From utilising design software, 3D modelling, point cloud scanning and 3D printing, Designer Group ensures their Engineering Team are equipped with the latest and best technology to ensure innovative solutions.

Overview of duties

  • Tendering of new bids
  • Procurement of the mechanical packages
  • Planning of the works including design, procurement, installation, commissioning and handover phases in line with Main Contractor and DG procedures
  • Preconstruction Management of all aspects such as health & safety, technical submissions, 3D modelling, construction drawing production, prefabrication, Building Control submissions and commissioning management.
  • Management of all interface elements with Main Contractor specialist packages i.e. lift installations, utilities
  • Commercial management – Execution of the mechanical subcontractors contracts, management of the variation account or input as required for the project surveyor to achieve the same
  • Ensure that QA procedures are fully implemented on each project in accordance with DG and Main Contractor requirements
  • Tendering of new bids
  • Design review, validation and manage the design development
  • Management of sub-contractors

Your education & experience requirements

  • Minimum 2:1 Degree in Building Services or Mechanical Engineering (Must have passed within the last 2 years)


  • Health Care
  • Pension
  • Career Progression within the wider group
  • Accredited Engineers Ireland Employer for CPD
  • International Travel Opportunities

How you can develop your career in DG

The Engineering Team work closely with all departments in the group, allowing employees to vary and develop their knowledge and expertise. Our people are the foundation for our continued growth and encouraging continuous professional development and providing a pathway to Professional Chartership is a top priority. This investment has produced an innovative and passionate team that deliver projects for our clients safely, efficiently and to the highest standards in the industry.


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